Frontline Education SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) | Login using Joomla into Frontline Education SSO

Frontline Education SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) | Login using Joomla into Frontline Education SSO


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Frontline Education

Single Sign-On SSO into Frontline Education using Joomla IdP, Login into Frontline Education using Joomla, by configuring Frontline Education as SP and Joomla as SAML IDP. Here we will go through a step-by-step guide to configure SSO between Frontline Education as Service Provider (SP) and Joomla as an Identity Provider (IDP).

If your users are stored in the Joomla database and if you want to login to your Frontline site/applications by using Joomla's user's credentials then you can use this setup guide to configure it.



Pre-requisites : Download And Installation




Steps for Integration of Joomla Single Sign-On (SSO) with Frontline Education as Service Provider

1. Configure Frontline Education as the Service Provider (SP)

  • Log into the Frontline Education account as a System Admin.
  • Frontline Education SSO Single Sign-On using Joomla | Integration of Frontline Education with Joomla, Admin account
  • Navigate to System > Account & Services > Single Sign-on.
  • Once you have clicked the button, you will be brought to the Single Sign-On Settings page.
  • Now Enter the required fields Name, Subdomain, Trust Identity URL, Login URL,
    Logout URL, Certificate.

  • Name Frontline Education
    Subdomain Enter a sub domain name of your choice, such as your company name, with no spaces.
    Note: This will generate Single Sign-on URL and Metadata URL on the right side of the screen
    Trust Identity
    URL
    Provide the IDP-EntityID / Issuer URL from Identity Provider tab of the Joomla miniOrange SAML 2.0 IDP Plugin
    Login URL Provide the SAML Login URL from Identity Provider tab of the Joomla miniOrange SAML 2.0 IDP Plugin
    Logout URL Provide the SAML Logout URL from Identity Provider tab of the Joomla miniOrange SAML 2.0 IDP Plugin (Premium)
    Certificate Download the Certificate from Identity Provider tab of the Joomla miniOrange SAML 2.0 IDP Plugin
    Frontline Education SSO Single Sign-On using Joomla | Integration of Frontline Education with Joomla,
  • Navigate to your profile,then select My Profile.
  • Frontline Education SSO Single Sign-On using Joomla | Integration of Frontline Education with Joomla, Profile
  • Switch on the Use single sign-on option, then click Save.
  • Note: If you toggle the Disable email login option, you will not be able to sign-in through your regular log-in page.


    Frontline Education SSO Single Sign-On using Joomla | Integration of Frontline Education with Joomla, Disable log-in

2: Configuring Joomla as Identity Provider (IDP)



  • Download SAML 2.0 IdP for Joomla from Here.
  • Login using Joomla into Service provider | Joomla SAML Single Sign-On SSO
  • Login to the administrator section of your Joomla 4 website :–
  • Login using Joomla into Service provider | Joomla SAML Single Sign-On SSO
  • From the dashboard of Joomla 4 site. Click on System to install the plugin
  • Login using Joomla into Service provider | Joomla SAML Single Sign-On SSO
  • Under System Install Extentions .
  • Login using Joomla into Service provider | Joomla SAML Single Sign-On SSO
  • Drag and drop your miniorange-joomla-saml-idp.zip file in the area indicated in the image below or browse and select the file to install the plugin.
  • Login using Joomla into Service provider | Joomla SAML Single Sign-On SSO
  • Now go to Components miniOrange Joomla IDP Service Provider
  • Login using Joomla into Service provider | Joomla SAML Single Sign-On SSO
  • Under Service Provider tab and fill in the Service Provider Name, SP Entity ID or Issuer, ACS URL and NameID Format. You will get these details from the Service Provider that you are using. Fill in the other fields according to your requirements. Click on Save.

  • Enter the following values:
        
    Service Provider Name  Choose appropriate name according to your choice .
    SP Entity ID or Issuer  Service Provider Entity ID .
    ACS URL                 SP Assertion Consumer Service URL .
    X.509 Certificate (optional)
    [For Signed Request]
    Paste certificate value you copied from the Metadata file .
    NameID Format Select urn:oasis:names:tc:SAML:1.1:nameid-format:emailAddress.
    Assertion Signed Checked.
    Login using Joomla into Service provider | Joomla SAML Single Sign-On SSO
  • Click on NameID Attribute tab. Select the NameID Attribute and then click on Save Button.
  • Login using Joomla into Service provider | Joomla SAML Single Sign-On SSO

    Miniorange Joomla SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) supports multiple known SPs like Panopto, Lucid charts, Agylia LMS, Moodle, Inkling SP, Zendesk, Tableau, Owncloud, miniOrange Wordpress SAML SP, Drupal SAML SP, Workplace by Facebook, Salesforce, Zoho, Klipfolio and many more.

    You have successfully completed your miniOrange SAML 2.0 IDP configurations. Still, if you are facing any difficulty please mail us on joomlasupport@xecurify.com .

  • Download SAML 2.0 IdP for Joomla from Here.

     Login using Joomla into Service provider | Joomla SAML Single Sign-On SSO
  • Login to the administrator section of your Joomla website :–
    [host]/[sitename]/administrator/index.php

    Login using Joomla into Service provider | Joomla SAML Single Sign-On SSO
  • From the navigation menu on top go to Extensions Manage Install.

    Login using Joomla into Service provider | Joomla SAML Single Sign-On SSO
  • Drag and drop your miniorange-joomla-saml-idp.zip file in the area indicated in the image below or browse and select the file to install the plugin.

    Login using Joomla into Service provider | Joomla SAML Single Sign-On SSO
  • Go to Service Provider tab and fill in the Service Provider Name, SP Entity ID or Issuer, ACS URL and NameID Format. You will get these details from the Service Provider that you are using. Fill in the other fields according to your requirements. Click on Save.

    Enter the following values:
        
    Service Provider Name  Choose appropriate name according to your choice .
    SP Entity ID or Issuer    Service Provider Entity ID .
    ACS URL                 SP Assertion Consumer Service URL .
    X.509 Certificate (optional)
    [For Signed Request]
    Paste certificate value you copied from the Metadata file .
    NameID Format Select urn:oasis:names:tc:SAML:1.1:nameid-format:emailAddress.
    Assertion Signed Checked.
    Login using Joomla into Service provider | Joomla SAML Single Sign-On SSO
  • Click on NameID Attribute tab. Select the NameID Attribute and then click on Save Button.


  • Login using Joomla into Service provider | Joomla SAML Single Sign-On SSO

    Miniorange Joomla SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) supports multiple known SPs like Panopto, Lucid charts, Agylia LMS, Moodle, Inkling SP, Zendesk, Tableau, Owncloud, miniOrange WordPress SAML SP, Drupal SAML SP, Workplace by Facebook, Salesforce, Zoho, Klipfolio and many more.

    You have successfully completed your miniOrange SAML 2.0 IDP configurations. Still, if you are facing any difficulty please mail us on joomlasupport@xecurify.com .

Additional Resources.

Free Trial:

If you would like to test out the plugin to ensure your business use case is fulfilled, we do provide a 7-day trial for premium version. Please drop us an email at joomlasupport@xecurify.com requesting a trial. You can create an account with us using this link.

24*7 Active Support

If you face any issues or if you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to us at joomlasupport@xecurify.com In case you want some additional features to be included in the plugin, please get in touch with us, and we can get that custom-made for you. Also, If you want, we can also schedule an online meeting to help you Setup the Joomla SAML IDP Single Sign-On plugin.

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